| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries will offer on-site family health centers at its shipyards in Newport News and Mississippi that are scheduled to open in 2015, the company said Wednesday.
The centers, open to workers and their families, will offer primary...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:06 AM
A fourth U.S. Coast Guard cutter from Ingalls Shipbuilding has successfully completed builder's sea trials, the company recently announced.
Ingalls is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, which also includes Newport News Shipbuilding.
| May 23, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is Virginia's biggest industrial employer and a core component of the local economy.
On the tip of the Peninsula, the company began operations in 1886, founded by railroad magnate Collis P....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.
The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Major U.S. weapon makers watched their shares tick upward in trading Monday after the announcement of the Pentagon’s budget plan.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined details on the fiscal 2015 budget request, which shielded large, big-ticket...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:15 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — With tearful memories and a decisive swing, Susan Ford Bales christened the Navy's newest aircraft carrier Saturday under perfect skies at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Named for the nation's 38th president, the Gerald R. Ford ushers...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:12 PM
— No one should worry about flying shards of glass Saturday when the bottle breaks across the bow to christen aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford.
Bill Bullock has seen to it.
The machinist at Newport News Shipbuilding has one of the more...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:42 PM
— The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will continue to experience problems after it joins the fleet because key systems lack reliability, including those that allow fighter jets to launch and land, a government watchdog group reported Thursday....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:09 PM
A valve shortage that has driven up the price of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is mostly resolved, according to a top Newport News Shipbuilding official.
A March 28 report issued by the Government Accountability Office identified the yard's...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A government watchdog agency said Newport News Shipbuilding's inability to get critical valves in a timely fashion has driven up the cost of its next-generation aircraft carrier.
The price increases associated with the Gerald R. Ford aren't new and...